Category Archives: special shows

The Fray: Opens for U2 at Invesco Field Sat + Plays Secret Show at the Fox Tonight. The Band’s Isaac Slade Talks with the Daily About the Shows + New Record

The Fray helped put the Colorado music scene on the map, but the band’s ready to shake things up. The local group’s recording a new album that’s heading into full-tilt rock ‘n’ roll mode — and The Fray’s ready to … Continue reading

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DeVotchKa Plays Neil Young Tribute Show at NYC’s Carnegie Hall Thursday with The Roots, Patti Smith, Pete Yorn, The Wood Brothers, Jakob Dylan, Ben Ottewell of Gomez and More

Colorado’s DeVotchKa is ready to rock 2011. The band’s about to release its new record “100 Lovers” and DeVotchKa’s scoring serious gigs.  Thursday, the local outfit plays NYC’s famed Carnegie Hall. DeVotchKa is part of the Neil Young tribute show. The … Continue reading

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Asher Roth Interview: Rapper Plays Kushcon Cannabis Convention in Denver Tonight with the Flobots + Talks About His New Music and Causes He’s Supporting

  Asher Roth is passionate about his music and his causes. That’s why the rapper is performing at the Kushcon 2 cannabis convention in Denver tonight with the Flobots and Mickey Avalon. The performer is also passionate about working with … Continue reading

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Boulder Bands Pay Tribute to Ween + Red Hot Chili Peppers. Hot Soup Sings Ween at the Fox Sat. + Rose Hill Drive and Friends Pay Tribute to Chili Peppers at hi-dive Tonight

It’s rock tribute weekend in Colorado! For starters, local band Hot Soup pays homage to Ween’s CD “Quebec” at the Fox on Saturday. Then, members of Rose Hill Drive, Achille Lauro, Hello Kavita and several other local bands cover the … Continue reading

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Tim Reynolds and Dave Matthews Play 1stBank Center in Broomfield Thurs. Read the Colorado Daily Interview with Guitar Ace Tim Reynolds

When Tim Reynolds and Dave Matthews join forces for their acoustic shows — guitar magic happens on stage. That’s why the dynamic duo’s  playing a special Thursday show at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield. The mini-concert’s closing out a solid … Continue reading

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Jeff Tweedy of Wilco Plays the Boulder Theater’s 75 Anniversary January 7-8.

Here’s some breaking news from Wilco Headquarters: Wilco band leader Jeff Tweedy will be playing Boulder on Jan. 7-8 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Boulder Theater. According to the group, pre-sale tickets for the shows will go on … Continue reading

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The Black Eyed Peas Score Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 6. Band’s New CD “The Beginning” Released Nov. 30

It’s about time that a cool, contemporary band earned the honor of playing the half-time show at the Super Bowl. Yes, this year’s Super Bowl  halftime party will feature The Black Eyed Peas. This was a very good call. Past … Continue reading

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Dr. Dog Plays Free Acoustic Show at Boulder’s Conor O’Neill’s. Locals Had to Follow the Trails of Internet Clues and Changed Venues to Find the Band’s Show

  Boulderites got to see a free acoustic show with Dr. Dog — if they were lucky enough to follow their e-mails and change of venue clues. Earlier today, word got out via e-mails that Dr. Dog would do a … Continue reading

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RJD2 Interview: Producer Plays CU Boulder Homecoming Concert Wednesday to Show Off His Hip-Hop and Electro Skills + Music From His Latest 2010 CD “The Colossus”

  CU Boulder knows how to throw a party. That’s why the CU Program Council booked red hot producer RJD2 to play this year’s Homecoming Concert. The show’s being held in CU’s Glenn Miller Ballroom  Wednesday night and it will … Continue reading

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Chiddy Bang Interview: CU WelcomeFest Saturday at Farrand Field. Pnuma Trio, XV and Air Dubai Play the Free Student Concert, Too

The CU Program Council has a knack for picking up and coming bands to play its annual WelcomeFest. Past years have featured shows by Girl Talk, Asher Roth, 3OH!3, Maroon Five and Minus the Bear. Saturday’s  WelcomeFest on CU Boulder’s Farrand Field … Continue reading

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